Raising Narcolepsy Awareness at KYSS Conference

by julie on October 29, 2013

Screen shot 2013-10-28 at 8.03.57 PMOn October 12, I had the honor of speaking at Kentucky Sleep Society’s 15th Annual Sleep Medicine Conference in Louisville, KY. The Society’s membership includes sleep doctors and sleep technicians.

I gave my favorite presentation – my personal story of narcolepsy from beginning symptoms all the way through the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign. Highlighting the campaign was an exciting well-received addition to my story. I’m so proud of this campaign! 

Over 100 attendees listened closely. There were tears and hugs. I felt so incredibly lucky – I got to share my story and folks enjoyed listening! I also sold and signed many books. It was a huge success and an experience I will never forget. Thank you to Kathryn and Bob for giving me this tremendous opportunity to raise narcolepsy awareness!

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Robert N Pope MD November 3, 2013 at 8:36 pm

Thanks again for joining us in Louisville for our annual Kentucky Sleep Society meeting. The feedback regarding your presentation from our attendees was all positive. I hope you have the opportunity to discuss your experiences with narcolepsy at many other medical meetings.
By the way, your memoir is required reading at our sleep center!


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